It’s not hard to find uplifting positive stories for children, but it can be challenging to find one where the heroine is a little girl. When my daughters first read book one, Esther, the Belle Of Patience , in the Bible Belle series, I knew that I wanted them to read more. Abigail, The Belle of Bravery is now available in print and digitally. Once I downloaded the Kindle version to their device, my excited girls couldn’t wait to read about Rooney’s next big adventure.
Rooney is the main character who applies the lessons she learns from Biblical characters to the challenges that she faces in her own life. When I asked one of my daughters what she admires about Rooney, here is what she shared with me ” I like Rooney because she is just like me. She’s adventurous, has a lot friends, and cares about others. I liked Abigail, the Belle of Bravery because I’m eight and this series makes the women in the Bible appear powerful and relatable, I understand them a lot better when I read the Bible Belle series. ”
As a mother, I feel great knowing that my daughters can pick up a book that makes them feel good about themselves. I love that Rooney doesn’t seem to have all the answers on her own but is willing to seek Godly guidance for wisdom. When my daughters’ read the book, I could see their excitement. The Bible Belle books are easy to read and very enjoyable for kids to read on their own or to read with their parents. The illustrations are contemporary and inviting. I highly recommend this series for parents; especially for those with young daughters.
About the A Synopsis: (from the publisher)
The adventure continues in Book Three of the Bible Belles series, as Rooney faces her biggest challenge yet. With the help of her angel Mari, Rooney has learned that she has two real superpowers: prayer and patience. After a tough afternoon with her brother and some neighborhood kids, Rooney is faced with a difficult choice: can she be brave enough to do the right thing? Through the story of Abigail, Rooney learns that she can call upon the courage of God to boldly face any problem with the confidence that He will see her through it. Join Rooney and Mari on another exciting adventure to becoming the best kind of superhero—a Bible Belle!
About the Author
Erin Weidemann is a teacher turned professional author. A former college athlete, Erin is also a fivetime cancer survivor. She lives in Encinitas, California with her husband Brent and their daughter Rooney. Alongside her husband, she is the cofounder of Bible Belles, an organization committed to inspiring girls to discover real beauty through the female heroes of the Bible. Erin is also the host of the awardwinning Heroes For Her podcast, available on iTunes.
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